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What Gift Cards Are Available at CVS?

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Emma wants you to get the most out of your holidays all throughout the year and loves to help you come up with new holiday traditions.

Find out what types of gift cards are available at CVS stores.

Find out what types of gift cards are available at CVS stores.

What Gift Cards Can You Get at CVS?

If you are looking for one-stop shopping for gift cards this year, you may not have to look further than your local CVS.

All you need to do is look for the card rack—you will often find it close to the cash registers, usually on an aisle's end cap. If you don't see it when you first walk into the store, just poke around. My local CVS has it tucked in one of the back rows, where I'm sure it spends most of its time between holidays.

Just so you know what's available before you head out to shop, here's a rundown of what you can expect to find. Be aware that selection varies by region and availability.

Gift cards at CVS

Gift cards at CVS

You have tons of options for gift cards. When I went to CVS to make my list of what's available, I was surprised at how many different kinds they had. I'll group these lists into types, so you can get a broad overview:

  • Department Stores
  • Clothing
  • Kids
  • Accessories
  • Specialty
  • Home
  • Outdoors and Sporting Goods
  • Electronics
  • Restaurants
  • Gaming, Electronics, and Applications
  • Cinema
  • Gas and Travel
  • 3-Packs
  • Visa and American Express

Department Stores

Amazon (Electronics, Home, Toys, and non-specific)





TJ Maxx



Of course, you can buy ones for CVS too :)


Old Navy


Lord & Taylor

Saks Fifth Avenue





American Eagle

Lane Bryant

Banana Republic

Options Card (includes Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, and Athleta)




Babies "R" Us


American Girl


Baby Gap

Toys "R" Us





LL Bean

Lands' End


The Body Shop

Harley Davidson

Barnes and Noble




Bed, Bath, and Beyond


Crate and Barrel


Pier 1

West Elm

Pottery Barn


Outdoors and Sporting Goods


Bass Pro Shops


Sports Authority

Dick's Sporting Goods



Best Buy


Restaurant gift cards at CVS

Restaurant gift cards at CVS


For dining, all of your options are for chain restaurants. Some of these are national, but some may be regional. For example, I live in New England, and I'm pretty sure the Ninety Nine is a local chain not found outside this area.



Red Lobster

Buffalo Wild Wings

Dunkin' Donuts


Burger King



Cheesecake Factory


Steak and Shake

Outback Steakhouse



Chuck E. Cheese's


Taco Bell

Cracker Barrel

Ninety Nine

TGI Friday's

Dairy Queen

Olive Garden


Darden Restaurants: (includes Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, and Seasons 52)

PF Chang's

Chili's Fresh Choices: (includes Chili's, Maggiano's, Macaroni Grill, and On the Border)




Gaming, Electronics, and Applications

If there's a gamer on your Christmas list, you have a variety of options here too. For example, you can get gift cards for both the Playstation Network and Xbox Live. For Xbox Live, you can either buy a Gold membership (three months) or Xbox Live Points (for DLC, etc.)

Animal Jam

Karma Koin


Blizzard Entertainment

Kindle Fire


Boss Revolution

League of Legends

Wizard 101


Nintendo E-Shop

Xbox Live

Facebook Game Card




PlayStation Network


Google Play

PlayStation Plus



PlayStation Store





Applebee's: Dinner and a Movie

Regal Cinemas



Regal Cinemas: Dinner and a Movie


Fandango: Dinner and a Movie



Gas and Travel



Exxon Mobil

Southwest Airlines


If you are planning on giving the same type of gift card to several people, you could look into getting a pack. These are great for giving out at work, school, or church.

Some packs I saw:

  • Subway (3-pack of $10 cards)
  • Applebee's (3-pack of $15 cards)
  • Chili's (3-pack of $10 cards)
  • Starbucks (3-pack of $10 cards)

Visa and American Express

And finally, if you still can't find a specific gift card that your recipient would like, you can always opt to purchase either one from Visa or American Express. These can be used almost anywhere and are loadable for values between $25 and $500.

Just keep in mind that unlike cards for specific stores and restaurants, American Express and Visa gift cards have activation fees. For AMEX, the fee was $5.95 to purchase. For Visa, check the racks carefully. For some reason, they had a range of activation prices between $3.95 and $5.95.


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Mike on September 05, 2019:


savingpoint122 on August 02, 2019:

Old Navy gift card is the best selection for everyone. So, I like Old Navy

Letitia Howard on July 19, 2019:

Do they have Bridle Wedding gift cards available?

Joyce France on July 18, 2019:

Do you sell Amazon gift cards?

beth on March 06, 2019:

are the Steam Cards just a gaming card?

diana on February 21, 2019:

do they sell steam gift cards

Kurtis on December 26, 2018:

Do they sell McDonald's gift cards

Toni on December 05, 2018:

Does cvs sell qvc gift cards?

Gene on November 17, 2018:

Is it a one time activation fee. Or do they charge you every time you purchase. If you add new denominations do they charge you a new activation fee

Jae Myrick on October 29, 2018:

Are there any travel gift cards like for airlines, at department stores or do I need to find them on line?

nina on September 11, 2018:

Does CVS sell Ulta gift cards ?

Kris on August 25, 2018:

Do you sell sweet tomatos gift card

LINDA PIZARRO on July 31, 2018:

Does CVS sell Ulta gift cards

MJ on July 17, 2018:

Does CVS sell Ulta gift cards

Wells on April 16, 2018:

So gooooood!!!!!

Franny on February 15, 2018:

Do you guys have xbox live 3 months

Tami Dunn on January 25, 2018:

Where can I find an American Express gift card?

Jerry on December 21, 2017:

Do you have Home Depot cards

rachel on December 19, 2017:

do you have disney gift cards

Terry on December 18, 2017:

Can I get a iTunes card at cvs?

Barbara on November 27, 2017:

Gift cards

If you spend $75 you get $15 store credit. Are all cards in this deal? The cashier did not know the answer?

Sharron on August 03, 2017:

Do you have Victorias Secrets gift cards?

Cc on July 30, 2017:

What denomination nations are build a bear gift cards

Neela on July 18, 2017:

Do you all carry hypixel store gift cards

Madeline on April 13, 2017:

The Disney gift cards come in what denomination?

sharon on December 20, 2016:

do you have Justice gift cards

Trudy on December 19, 2016:

Dave & Buster gift card

Horse3924 on October 19, 2016:

Love it sooooooo much help

Sally on September 03, 2016:

Does CVS have gift cards for Target

Dana on September 02, 2016:

Who sells Sephora gift cards besides Sephora?

Dave on May 29, 2015:

Do they have amazon gift cards? It's the only thing I'm looking for right now

Joe on April 19, 2012:

If say I purchased an Old Navy giftcard at a CVS, would the credit card statement say I made a purchase from CVS or from Old Navy?

Maria on February 23, 2012:

do you know what store has sephora giftcards ?

Tony on September 24, 2011:

Thanks for publishing the lists of available cards at CVS. Big help.

hc on August 17, 2011:

no help if you lose them.BEWARE

Giftformen on February 11, 2011:

That's why I love gift cards. They're always available when you need them.

Emma (author) from Boston on December 28, 2010:

Jen, I would take them back to CVS with your receipt.

Smaridge01 from Florida on December 20, 2010:

Good info, I'll have to remember this next time I'm looking for a gift card in a pinch. Thanks.


jen_g on December 18, 2010:

Anyone have any trouble with these cards? I purchased an Applebee's 3 pack, got home a few hours later and decided to double check the balances before placing them in the Christmas cards for my son's teachers.

From what we could find at Applebee's website, only 1 of them had a valid balance. The other 2 showed as Inactive. I called the 800 number on the back of the cards, but because I purchased them at a 3rd party retailer they were not able to help and gave me another number to call, which unfortunately is not staffed on the weekends.

Any ideas what I should do next? We intended to give these cards out Monday.

Katie McMurray from Ohio on December 06, 2010:

Great idea and one I have not considered. I love this gift card idea of yours as I'm in and out of CVS all the time. They have some really cool stuff too!

brandrocker on November 23, 2010:

Gift cards give the recipients the options to choose the gift they would otherwise buy. So, nice idea.

Susan Hazelton from Northern New York on November 23, 2010:

CVS does have a terific selection of gift cards. Gift cards are pretty much the way to go this year. You can't beat the convenience.